Acculturation and Education as a Strategy to Overcome Racism

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Acculturation and Education as a Strategy to Overcome Racism
Introduction
The Chinese immigrant group represent the largest visible minority group in Canada today, with around one million people or 4% of the Canadian population being of Chinese ethnic descent. While the Chinese are one of the oldest immigrant groups in Canada, much of this group’s current population arrived in Canada in the past two decades from diverse sources: Hong Kong, mainland China, and Taiwan. While this immigrant group has been remarkable for its success in Canada, the immigrant experiences of this group have also been remarkable for the racism – both popular and institutional – that they have encountered in Canada (Holland 2007).
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